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Portrayal of Southeast Asian refugees in recent American children"s books

by Michael M. Levy

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southeast Asia,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Children"s literature, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Children -- Books and reading -- United States.,
    • Asian Americans -- Intellectual life.,
    • Asian Americans in literature.,
    • Race relations in literature.,
    • Immigrants in literature.,
    • Southeast Asia -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-88) and index.

      StatementMichael Levy.
      SeriesStudies in American literature ;, v. 35, Studies in American literature (Lewiston, N.Y) ;, v. 35.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS153.A84 L48 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 95 p. ;
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6782214M
      ISBN 100773477535
      LC Control Number00031041

        Children's Fantasy Literature traces the development of the tradition of the children's fantastic - fictions specifically written for children and fictions appropriated by them - from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century, examining the work of Lewis Carroll, L. Frank Baum, C. S. Lewis, Roald Dahl, J. K. Rowling and others from across the Reviews: 5. The experiences portrayed in the book exemplify what most Cambodian refugees face when dealing with American institutions such as health care systems, welfare, law, police force, church, and school. The book reveals, through extensive ethnographic dialogues, how Cambodian refugees interpret and negotiate American culture, often at the expense.

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        This post on historical fiction about Southeast Asia is sponsored by THE CASSANDRA, the new novel by Sharma Shields, winner of the Washington State Book hed by Henry Holt & Co. Gifted and cursed with the ability to see the future, Mildred Groves takes a position at the Hanford Research Center in the early s. Confounding the situation further are the stereotypes and distorted depictions of Asian Americans in movies, television, advertising, cartoons, and other media as well as school textbooks and children's literature. In , the Asian American Journalists Association released a study, titled "Project Zinger: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.


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